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Address: 11008 Washington Highway, Glen Allen, VA 23059
Phone Number: +1 804-550-7516
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Description: We are a family-owned and operated farm winery, located just north of...
We are a family-owned and operated farm winery, located just north of Richmond VA. A refreshing change from the ordinary! Our staff serves a tasting of wines from whites to delicious reds and dessert wines in a tranquil country setting. Enjoy a picnic on our beautifully landscaped patio or capture the view from the terrace. James Batterson, winemaker, creates all wines from Virginia grown grapes.
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Quaint Winery

We enjoyed a wine tasting at this location. Driving to the location, we were a little taken back by the location next to a golf ball driving range but the wines made up for this... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 4, 2015
Bob M
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Appomattox, Virginia
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Appomattox, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We enjoyed a wine tasting at this location. Driving to the location, we were a little taken back by the location next to a golf ball driving range but the wines made up for this business next door. At the end of the regular tasting, they provided a slushy made from wine for your enjoyment. Most all Wineries provide a... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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133 attraction reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

A large group of us stopped in for one of their wine festivals on a Sunday and even though it was very cold outside, we had a great time. The grounds were laid out nicely to accommodate the large crowd they had, as well as various vendors, food trucks and the wineries being represented. The wines were decent and the... More 

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Suncoast Florida
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

The setting is nice for an in town location. I am not a wine expert by any means , but was not at all impressed. The wines were all on the sweet side with an odd smell. The places was very busy and tasting area was way too small.

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King George, Virginia
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35 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

When we arrived, a trolly full of people had just arrived. The staff worked quickly to accommodate the crowd and get everyone served. The tasting was done in a professional manner while still being friendly.

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Maryland
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58 reviews 58 reviews
28 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

This was a decent winery on the Colonial Virginia Winery Tour. It probably had the least amount of character and had the sweetest wines on the tour. The tasting area was much smaller than the others, but overall it was a nice place. There was not much to see other than the tasting room. Most of the grapes are not... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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116 reviews 116 reviews
29 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Visited this winery for the Fall Festival where there were 4 different wine producers giving samples of their products. It was a lovely afternoon, there were food trucks serving very impressive meals. Seating was either under cover or on picnic benches and there was live music playing. All the employees were friendly and helpful. I haven't visited on a regular... More 

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Virginia
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92 reviews 92 reviews
50 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

$5 will get you a tasting of 13 wines. The location is great, the tasting room quaint and the wine pretty good. I enjoyed your my time here. My favorites are the Gewurztraminer and Vidal Blanc.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Oh I questioned it with my California snobbery. I had tasted my way through Napa and Sonoma. I had discussed aging and wood flasks at the finest those areas had to offer. Now I know what I never expected. This James River Virginia Wine can compare with those West Coast products and actually surpass them in their own unique way.... More 

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Bristow, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My husband and visited James River Cellars this past weekend. We tasted at the downstairs tasting counter and the space was a bit cramped because of a special music weekend they had going on. On the positive note, the personnel were very nice and knowledgeable about the wines. Always In search for a good Cab Sav, I found the 5... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We visited this winery on what seemed like a rather slow day. Despite this, they rushed us through the sampling (which were sincerely the smallest amount I've ever experienced) and did not apply our sampling fee towards our purchase. I don't know if this is not the policy, but I've read many reviews that stated such was done for them,... More 

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WineCellars, General Manager at James River Cellars Winery, responded to this review

We're terribly sorry you were disappointed with your visit to the winery last month, as we really strive to provide an exceptional experience for all of our guests. We've recently had some staff turnover so, while we try to provide comprehensive training for our new personnel -- including our policies and the importance of providing excellent customer service -- we'll... More 

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